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Pop Quiz
Started by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
We've had a Beatles Trivia thread courtesy of Raymyjamie, now how about a general one on music? I'll start us off.

This was a band that was very short lived, about twelve months or so, in the early seventies, they had a hit with a song about prehistoric chap and reached number two in 1970.

Name the group and song.

Bonus question: Who did the band later evolve into?

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
Hotlegs...Became 10cc

Neanderthal Man.



Cream released a single, Badge in 1969.

Do you know what the title refers to?

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
That's right Jarvo.

I know Badge written by Harrison and Clapton who misread the liner notes which indicated the bridge section on the track hence 'Badge'.

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
What was John Lennon's favourite treat when he frequently visited Greenwich Village in New York?

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
A Japanese woman? Only joking.

Coffee?

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse


...And what else?

Posted by: firefox (1477) Report abuse
Bagels?

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Not sure, he had a favourite coffee shop there I read something by Julian about it.

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
No.

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
No Idea me.

Posted by: nanajacqui (2919)  Report abuse
Brandy

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
No.

Posted by: momac (10736)  Report abuse
Massive steaks.

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Last go...Corn dogs?

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse


It was coffee, chocolate cake and Gauloises.



Who played for free at the 1969 Woodstock Festival?

Posted by: firefox (1477) Report abuse
Jimmy Hendrix?

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Coffee, cake and bloody cigs! Scouse git!


No. Jimi earned big money at Woodstock.

Posted by: firefox (1477) Report abuse
People on Family fortunes did as well

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
No.

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
What they earned.

1. Jimi Hendrix – $18,000
2. Blood, Sweat and Tears – $15,000
3. Joan Baez – $10,000
4. Creedence Clearwater Revival – $10,000
5. The Band – $7,500
6. Janis Joplin – $7,500
7. Jefferson Airplane – $7,500
8. Sly and the Family Stone – $7,000
9. Canned Heat – $6,500
10. The Who – $6,250
11. Richie Havens – $6,000
12. Arlo Guthrie – $5,000
13. Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young – $5,000
14. Ravi Shankar – $4,500
15. Johnny Winter – $3,750
16. Ten Years After – $3,250
17. Country Joe and the Fish – $2,500
18. Grateful Dead – $2,500
19. The Incredible String Band – $2,250
20. Mountain – $2,000
21. Tim Hardin – $2,000
22. Joe Cocker – $1,375
23. Sweetwater – $1,250
24. John B. Sebastian – $1,000
25. Melanie – $750
26. Santana – $750
27. Sha Na Na – $700
28. Keef Hartley – $500
29. Quill – $375

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
No24.

Allegedly, he did it for free as he was unscheduled.

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Didn't know that, Jarvo.


Did the concert actually play at Woodstock or even on Max Yasgur’s dairy farm ?

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
Both.

Posted by: tonker (21280)   Report abuse
Pop Quiz - Guess this one!

T---r

Posted by: raymyjamie (6241) Report abuse
19. The Incredible String Band – $2,250

I LOVE The Incredible String Band.

Posted by: raymyjamie (6241) Report abuse
Pop Quiz - Guess this one!

T---r

T Rex?

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
No Jarvo.

The Woodstock festival didn’t actually take place in Woodstock. The festival organisers had originally wanted to hold the event in or near the village of Woodstock in New York, but they couldn’t find a suitable location that was also available to host the concert. They settled on an industrial site near Middletown, New York (Town of Wallkill), but their permits were revoked a month before the festival was to take place. They were lucky to find Sullivan County dairy farmer Max Yasgur, who agreed to allow them to have their festival on his property in the Town of Bethel, New York. The nearest village was White Lake.

The festival actually happened on one of Max's hay fields about three miles from his home farm. Max had the largest dairy operation in Sullivan County at the time, and he owned several tracts of land for his cattle and for growing hay for feed.

Posted by: tonker (21280)   Report abuse
Pop Quiz - Guess this one!

T---r

raymyjamie guessed, T Rex?

Wrong. T Rex ends with x, not r!


Here's a clue - it's British!

Posted by: broady (15731)   Report abuse
TIZER.

Posted by: firefox (1477) Report abuse
*onke*

Posted by: tonker (21280)   Report abuse
Correcto! Somebody give Broady an Orange!

Posted by: firefox (1477) Report abuse
What did they sing?

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
A sweet kind of group that started out as The Gaylords, and then later as Dean Ford and The Gaylords. They were the first Scottish group to reach the top the charts with an earlier Beatles song. Who were they?

Posted by: broady (15731)   Report abuse
Bay City Rollers??

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
No Sorry, Broady.

Posted by: tonker (21280)   Report abuse
Phats and Small?

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Behave.

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
Marmalade.

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Jarvo.

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
Robin Gibb's number one single, Saved By The Bell, ends with what line?

The line is also follows the first verse.

Hmmm.

Posted by: John Peters (480)  Report abuse
Can you tell me these artists' early backing groups?

1. Lulu
2. Tom Jones
3. Tommy Steele
4. Tommy Bruce
5. Cliff Richard (easy one)

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
John, you are supposed to answer the question before you put your own on?

Posted by: John Peters (480)  Report abuse
Sorry jarvo
Haven't worn a dunce hat since juniors

Posted by: John Peters (480)  Report abuse
"Now I'll walk down heartbreak lane "

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
You sure?

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
Alternative...

Posted by: John Peters (480)  Report abuse
Now who can tell if you loved that man aswell

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
According to legend, Robin's original first demo was 'Heartbreak Lane'. But after Barry had heard it, he phoned Robin in the studio (the brothers had split up then) and suggested he change it to 'Our Great Lane'. Reason being that Robin lived in the countryside and the road he lived in was Great Bear Lane.

Listen carefully.

Posted by: John Peters (480)  Report abuse
No-one answering my questions ?

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
1.The Luvvers

2.

3.The Cavemen

4.

5. The Shadows

Toughie, John.

I haven't Googled...What's the point?


Posted by: tonker (21280)   Report abuse
1. Lulu and the ?
2. Tom Jones and the Armatradings?
3. Tommy Steele Eyed Spans (or was it the Steely Dans?)
4. Tommy Bruce and the Springsteens?
5. Cliff Richard and the Punjabs?

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
1 Luvvers

2 The Senators

3 The Steelmen

4 The Bruisers

5 Drifters/Shadows

Posted by: John Peters (480)  Report abuse
Nearly all right jarvo
Tom Jones and The Squires (saw them at the ABC cinema - he replaced PJ Proby - Cilla Black topped the bill)
Tommy Bruce and The Bruisers

Posted by: John Peters (480)  Report abuse
Nearly all right TerryW
As you know they became Shadows because already group in America called Drifters (Saturday Night At the Movies )

Posted by: chocker (87) Report abuse
A pop star owned a flat where two pop stars died and then subsequently sold it to another pop star.
Can you name all four

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Was it Mama Cass, Keith Moon and Harry Nilsson?

Pete Townsend being the last owner?

I'm not sure about this but it's something in my head that is flat/apartment related.

Posted by: chocker (87) Report abuse
Yes correct.
I must think of harder questions

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Loved Mama Cass and that must have stuck in my head about the apartment.

It was a good question.

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
The guitar used on Tubular Bells by Mike Oldfield was of what make and who previously owned it? It and was the only electric guitar sound on the album.

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
Fender Strat?

Hank Marvin?

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Fender yes, Strat no.

No not Hank.

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
Slowhand?

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
No. It's a 1966 model not 67

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
Hendrix?

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
No, sorry. Give up?

Posted by: Reditus (280) Report abuse
Did he ride white swans?

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Yes. Do you know the type of Fender?

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
Sorry, it was a guess.

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
No bother Jarvo, it was a hard one.

The guitar is the original 1967 Fender Telecaster used by Mike Oldfield and was the only electric guitar sound source on his breakthrough "Tubular Bells" debut LP. The guitar was formerly owned by Marc Bolan, it was originally white, has had refins and was then stripped to natural. The middle pickup is a Bill Lawrence, routed and fitted by Mike Oldfield and his father in their garden shed.

I didn't like Tubular Bells myself.

Posted by: raymyjamie (6241) Report abuse
“I didn't like Tubular Bells myself.”

Terry it was a groundbreaking seminal album and well ahead of its time, albeit a little dated today.
It changed my life.
I probably have about 95% of Mike Oldfield’s work, he is a brilliant musician, tunesmith and composer.
His first four works, Tubular Bells, Hergest Ridge, Ommadawn and Incantations are arguably his best.

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
Side Two of Tubular Bells is haunting...

I love the whole album and always play it around the time of the summer solstice.

It has special memories for me.

Posted by: raymyjamie (6241) Report abuse
Jarvo, a big fan.

I must have played it literally hundreds of times.

The DJ Alan Fluff Freeman called him ‘The Master’.

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
Ray: He wrote some stunning stuff.

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
I'm sorry I didn't like it. Don't hate me for it though.

Posted by: laughing gravy (5879) Report abuse
Terry it was a groundbreaking seminal album and well ahead of its time,

and that quote leads to another question of which other 70s album can the same be said

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols 1977?

Posted by: laughing gravy (5879) Report abuse
i knew when i posted it would be you..

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
I knew it would be when you asked.

Posted by: laughing gravy (5879) Report abuse
i almost banned you from answering

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
If it hadn't been the Pistols I would have gone for a Springsteen album, process of elimination.

Posted by: laughing gravy (5879) Report abuse

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
What song did Vince Everett sing while in lockdown?

Posted by: John Peters (480)  Report abuse
Whose Vince Everett, Kenny's brother ?

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
That's for you to figure out, John.

It's easy really if you do it in the "best possible way".

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Bump.

It's better than falling out and the ubiquitous COVID 19.

Posted by: tonker (21280)   Report abuse
The worst group I ever heard perform was The Fall !

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Saw Brian Ferry and Roxy in the 70's never seen such a boring stage performance.

Posted by: tonker (21280)   Report abuse
Many 'created' groups are crap when they do live performances.

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
Who was the official bass player in Roxy Music?

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Yes indeed that are, Ferry was just boring he never moved only to wipe his face at the end of songs which he sang terribly, the band was musically fine to be honest.

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Graham Simpson I think, Jarvo.

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
Terry: No.

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Really? There were a few bassists after Simpson left in 72. So no idea really.

Posted by: tonker (21280)   Report abuse
I don't think anybody was 'official' in Roxy Music. It consisted of whoever turned up for recording. Except Bryan Ferry, of course, but he was Bryan Ferry.

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse


Yip, spot on, Tonker.

There was never an 'official' bass player with Roxy Music.

Posted by: Joe Maplin (331)  Report abuse
Seen Roxy four times in the 70s,great band.Last time they were supported by the Tourists..who were superb.

Posted by: tonker (21280)   Report abuse
Arabs at Oases,
Eskimos and Geordies!

Posted by: Joe Maplin (331)  Report abuse

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Another bassist. Chris Squire was special to the band Yes in what way?

Posted by: jarvo (29627)  Report abuse
...He was the leader.

Remembering...

Posted by: builderboy (2196) Report abuse
Mama Cass Elliott and Keith Moon both died on the same day and date albeit some years apart. She was never a Mama and her name was neither Cass or Elliott. I read this many years ago in Wikipedia so I cannot vouch for its accuracy

Posted by: Joe Maplin (331)  Report abuse
Ellen Naomi Cohen

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Jarvo. There is another reason, he achieved something with the band that no one else did.

Posted by: jack52 (99) Report abuse
The Who played the Kings Hall Belle Vue in October 1976 .
Who was the support act ?

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Jack52. Was it not 1975 and Steve Gibbon’s Band?

Posted by: jack52 (99) Report abuse
I went to the concert it could have been 1975 you are spot on with the answer.

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Posted by: TerryW (3752)2,500+ Report abuse

What song did Vince Everett sing while in lockdown?

Jailhouse Rock, Vince was Elvis.

Posted by: Salmon & Ball (665)  Report abuse
Posted by: jack52 (95) [75+] Report abuse

The Who played the Kings Hall Belle Vue in October 1976 .
Who was the support act ?

Tough one that, Jack.

I only appreciated The Who in the 1970's

I would not have had a clue about that one off the top of my head.
I had to google it. But got it eventually.

Posted by: laughing gravy (5879) Report abuse
terry may i ask are googling some answers or is it knowledge?

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Knowledge of course, I used to do lots of these quizzes. That's the truth.

Posted by: laughing gravy (5879) Report abuse

Posted by: raymyjamie (6241) Report abuse
I’m OK on 60’s and some 70’s pop music, but beyond that clueless.
I like Mike Oldfield, Steeleye Span, Jethro Tull, The Strawbs, The Incredible String Band, Alan Stivell, Tri Yann, Nolwenn Leroy and Fairport Convention.

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
I've a pretty eclectic taste myself, and like most music from Al Jolson to George Ezra.

I did give punk a swerve though, it just didn't do it for me, yet some very good musicians came out of that musical hiccup.

Posted by: jack52 (99) Report abuse
During that time span between 1975/76 I went to three concerts
The Who at Kings Hall Belle Vue, Rolling Stones Bingley Hall in Stafford and Queen at Preston Guild Hall, great memories.

Posted by: John Peters (480)  Report abuse
The drummer with The Dakotas, Billy J's backing band has a famous sister. Who is she and her real name ?
No googling !

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
To easy for me that one, John. I'll let others have a go.

It's a Pearl of a question though.

Posted by: tonker (21280)   Report abuse
Did she have an orange complexion, caused by too much iron, and live in a pub in Hindley?

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
If she did I'm on the wrong horse, Tonker.

Posted by: tonker (21280)   Report abuse
That's a cryptic clue, under Fat Mick's 'Parbold Rules'!

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Cryptic? Bloody hell!

Posted by: laughing gravy (5879) Report abuse
orange complexion you say? is it donna trump

Posted by: retep1949 (591) Report abuse
Elkie Hockery Brook.Now the Formby

Posted by: Dave xl5 (474)  Report abuse
Which Beatles song has only one chord?.

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Tomorrow Never Knows.

Posted by: Dave xl5 (474)  Report abuse
TerryW

Back of the net!

Posted by: Dave xl5 (474)  Report abuse
TerryW

Back of the net!

Posted by: Dave xl5 (474)  Report abuse
TerryW

Back of the net!

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
I only answered once, Dave.

Posted by: Dave xl5 (474)  Report abuse
TerryW

Yeah, it seem my fingers or WW have developed a very bad stutter.

Posted by: TerryW (4136) Report abuse
Posted by: TerryW (3789)2,500+ Report abuse

Another bassist. Chris Squire was special to the band Yes in what way?

Chris was the only member to stay with Yes through it's various forms from 1968 until his death in 2015 while other members came and went.

 
 
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